Data privacy statement

We are delighted by your visit to the GEZE website and your interest in our group and our products.


We take the protection of your privacy and your private data very seriously. Therefore, we will provide you here with comprehensive information so that you can feel comfortable when you visit our website, and so that you know that we take your privacy into consideration even when processing personal data. We treat data that is collected when you visit our website as confidential at all times and handle it in compliance with the valid data protection regulations. Data privacy and information security are an integral part of our company policy.


Our privacy policy does not apply to websites of other providers, even if our website links to these. Therefore, please note the respective privacy policies of the corresponding website providers when you leave our website.


What is personal data?
"Personal data" refers to all particulars about the personal or material circumstances of a specific or identifiable person. For example: name, address, e-mail address, etc.


Collection and processing of personal data
When you visit our website, we will, by default, save the IP address which was assigned to you by your Internet service provider as well as the date and duration of your visit. We will also store the website from which you visit us and the pages that you browse on our site. This is done anonymously.


Personal data shall only be saved if you actively give it to us, e.g. within the framework of a registration, a survey, a competition or for the execution of a contract.


Use and disclosure of personal data and earmarking
GEZE shall only use your personal data for the purpose of the technical administration of our website, for customer management, for our own surveys and for marketing, to the necessary extent.


In this context, we would also like to use your data to be able to provide you with information and / or ask your opinion about our products and services. If you do not agree to this, you can communicate this to us at any time. Then we will block this data accordingly. You can find further information on the respective web page.


Our employees and agencies who are entrusted with the processing of your data shall, of course, be bound by us to confidentiality and to the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG). We shall not pass your data on to third parties outside GEZE without your consent. The exception to this is the transmission of personal data to state institutions and authorities on the basis of mandatory national legislation.


Cookies
Cookies are small files that are stored on your hard drive. They make navigation easier and increase the user-friendliness of the website.


We use such cookies in order to recognise the preferences of visitors, to be able to design the web pages optimally, and to identify particularly popular areas of our website. This makes it possible for us to tailor our website more specifically to the needs of visitors and to improve our offer for you. We also use cookies to establish whether you have visited out web pages from your device in the past, whereby only the cookie stored on your device is identified.


Personal data can be saved in cookies if you have actively entered this. For example, this is the case in the event of a password protected online access, in which your user ID and the password are automatically retained.


You can also use our website without cookies or object to their use, or delete cookies that have already been set. This is done using your browser settings, in which you can refuse to accept cookies, or delete cookies. Please note that, in this case, some functions of the website may no longer be available.


Google Analytics
For statistical purposes and for the processing of the data, GEZE uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA – hereinafter Google). Google Analytics also uses cookies. The information about your use of this website (including your IP address) generated by the cookie is transferred to a Google server in the USA, where it is stored. Google will use this information to analyse your use of the website, to compile reports on the website activities for the website operator and to provide other services associated with the website use and Internet use. Google may also transmit this information to third parties, insofar as this is required by law or insofar as third parties process this data on behalf of Google. Google will not merge your IP address with other Google data. By using this website, you are agreeing to the processing of the data collected about you by Google in the manner described above and for the aforementioned purpose.


If you do not want us to collect and analyse information about your visit, you can opt out at any time for the future. For the technical implementation of such an opt out, an opt out cookie is set in your browser, whereby this cookie is used exclusively for the assignment of your opt out. Please note that, for technical reasons, an opt out cookie can only be found on the device from which it was set. If you delete cookies or use another device or another browser, you must perform the opt out procedure again.


Click here to set an opt out cookie with regard to Google Analytics https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout


Security
GEZE has installed organisational and technical security measures to protect all the managed data, as well as all the information that you have stored with us, from manipulation, loss, destruction and access by unauthorised persons. We always keep our security measures up-to-date and work constantly and continuously on continued technological development.


Right to information
In accordance with the applicable law, we would be happy to inform you whether and what personal data about you is stored at our company. If you are registered as a user, we offer the opportunity to have the data deleted or altered or, if applicable, to delete or alter it yourself. If, in spite of our efforts to ensure that the data is accurate and up-to-date, incorrect information is saved, we will correct this at your request.


If you have suggestions or questions regarding the processing of your personal data, you can contact our data privacy officer, who is also at your disposal in the event of requests for information or complaints.


You can reach the GEZE data privacy officer at:


E-mail: datenschutz(at)geze.com
Tel.: 0049/7152/203-0


GEZE GmbH
- key word data privacy -
Reinhold-Vöster-Strasse 21-29
71229 Leonberg
Germany

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